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David Benavidez knocks out David Lemieux in the third round

David Benavidez and David Lemieux are facing off on Saturday in a super middleweight bout. We’ll be updating round by round.

David Lemieux reacts after knocking out Gary O’Sullivan in their middleweight bout at T-Mobile Arena on September 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Tom Hogan/Golden Boy/Getty Images

The Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona will host Saturday’s Showtime boxing event. There is an 11-fight card with the main card starting at 10 p.m. ET. The main event will see David Benavidez taking on David Lemieux for the Interim WBC World super middleweight title. Ringwalks are expected to take place around midnight but are subject to change depending on the lengths of the matches preceding it. This boxing event is only going to be available on Showtime.

We’ll update the full card below and then have round-by-round results for the Benavidez-Lemieux main event.

  • David Benavidez TKO-3 David Lemieux
  • Yoelvis Gomez UD-10 Jorge Cota
  • Luis Nunez UD-10 Jonathan Fierro

Odds courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook.

David Benavidez vs. David Lemieux round-by-round results

Round 1: Benavidez 10-9

The fight starts, and Lemieux is trying to be the aggressor early. It takes no time for Benavidez to start landing some heavy hooks and some quick jabs through Lemieux’s guard. Get used to seeing power from Benavidez and this one is going to be a test of Lemieux’s stamina. Lemieux bobs and weaves and lands some shots. Benavidez walks Lemieux down and gets him against the ropes. Benavidez wobbles Lemieux with a big left hook. He is clearly stunned and Benavidez rains in shots in the corner, but Lemiuex is saved by the bell.

Round 2: Benavidez 10-8, 20-17

Benavidez comes out firing trying to end this one early in the round. An uppercut drops Lemieux and he almost falls out of the ring. Lemieux gets a left hook of his own to land. Lemieux is looking for that home run shot and it is clear that he is outmatched here. This one is turning into a slugfest and it may not last that long. Lemieux looks like he is bleeding, but he is still advancing and swinging. Lemieux is against the ropes and lands some good body shots, but the round win still goes to Benavidez for the knockdown.

Round 3: Benavidez TKO

They meet in the middle of the ring and Lemieux locks up almost immediately. Lemieux goes for a series of left jabs, but Benavidez blocks them. Benavidez lands a left jab right to the face. Lemieux walks Benavidez to the ropes and he lands some heavy lefts. Benavidez then walks him to the corner and lands shots of his own. Benavidez kept sneaking jabs through Lemieux’s guard and the ref stops the fight. Corner may have stopped it, but either way Benavidez is the early winner.